Built examples, life-cycle assessment

Architectural façades made of textile-reinforced concrete

Five long periods of time have shaped life in Europe since the industrial revolution. Every period lasted about 50 to 70 years. The mechanization, the mass mobility by train, the chemistry and the individual mass mobility. This is now followed by a phase of non-material consumption, communication, environmental remediation and preventative health care.

We wonder which of these social objectives are relevant for our economies, our customers, our products and services.

Buildings account for the lion‘s share of the resources required. In general, they are neither built recycling-friendly, nor...

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